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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - February 4, 1912, Oakland, California SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1912 MADGE: 'Io" broaa cufls> frogs fastened 'I While, standing on. a qprher wafting' for wag one of the new flouWe TOO-aeis. the other day I noticed' a number of fasn- black veivet underskirt, which was -revealed by ionably gowned women gflming from a-reception, .that dcap ;n one of cloth, was being held in a big brownslone' housa in .an ex- j.ler jur lociue waa trimmed with a large wired bow elusive or biue satin. For your pleasure, dear sister; I' made note sev- eral knowing you would enjoy news of these ultra styles, which, by the way, you could have copied by that- clever seamstress you employ. One lovely sirl.with Titian liair .wore a costume of deep-purple, velvet. The coat: was cut on the long lines of the Louis. XIV period. It. was faced with heavy white' Husslan lace, which About to enter her carriage was a -woman wearing curious gown: straight and narrow in line (like the path all good people of mauve brocado of sealskin was used oh .the skirt's hem. and a curved tab of fur finished the girdle In the back. She wore also a seal scarf lined with gold-colored satin. Gold ribbon was used as a band on her 'high- rowned'black velvet hat. This held In place a. cluster aigrettes. Another pretty frock of ashes-of-rose cloth was made with a capelilce collar fastening in front with a flat bow of velvet, and buttoned from neck to hem. A brown velvet hat trimmed with yellow' feathers com- pleted-this costume. .A young woman in stone-gray broadcloth wore a match. A broad scarf of white. coney with .ermine'-.-fiJ-'s thrown about'-her shoulders was lined- with .light-violet satin.. Her hat. of black velvet .was black velvet hat.with a band of golden-brown trimmed with violet plu'tne'B iflumes encircling it: She carried a muff of brown fox With her'was a. very'-lovely blonde and wore a of the same fur. aressed in- blue broadcloth. Hers was A bevy of women, becomingly coat suit- the coat was cut half- -wish you could have seen theiji. too. and bcfrdered with a broad 'Aly car -carne before' I had seen half enough band -marten about the hem.-on Write soon, little sister, to 'he-broad roll'iir and'revet and at.the Your loving ELEAMOR.
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